The History of the Family of Drury

Helena Cordelia DruryAge: 77 years18721949

Name
Helena Cordelia Drury
Given names
Helena Cordelia
Surname
Drury
Married name
Helena Cordelia Silk
Birth between January 1872 and March 1872 25 24
Death of a paternal grandfatherHenry Drury
August 23, 1872 (Age 7 months)
Birth of a sisterBeatrice Maud Drury
between October 1874 and December 1874 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherEdgar William Drury
between January 1877 and March 1877 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherFrancis Charles Drury
March 1880 (Age 8 years)
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 9 years)
Address: 25 Cranford St
Birth of a brotherArthur Wilfrid Nicholas Drury
between October 1882 and December 1882 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry Ernest Drury
March 8, 1886 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Howard Drury
June 2, 1889 (Age 17 years)
MarriageJames SilkView this family
between October 1894 and December 1894 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Irene Beatrice Lucy Silk
October 26, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Olga Silk
between April 1902 and June 1902 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Ronald Arthur D Silk
June 26, 1905 (Age 33 years)
Death of a husbandJames Silk
March 15, 1907 (Age 35 years)
Address: 2 Sefton Rd, Edgbaston Warwickshire England
Probate of Husband April 3, 1907 (Age 35 years)
Shared note: Probate of James Silk
Census April 2, 1911 (Age 39 years)
Address: The Elms, Pattingham
Note: A widowed housemaid in the household of Thomas Jones
Death of a fatherWilliam Drury
December 8, 1915 (Age 43 years)
Death of a brotherEdgar William Drury
about September 1921 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterBeatrice Maud Drury
January 7, 1927 (Age 55 years)
Address: 276 High St
Probate of Sister February 10, 1927 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherLucy Nicholas
between January 1934 and March 1934 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherArthur Wilfrid Nicholas Drury
between October 1936 and December 1936 (Age 64 years)

Census September 29, 1939 (Age 67 years)
Address: Halesby Royal Oak Road
Death of a brotherBartholemew Henry Nicholas Drury
between October 1942 and December 1942 (Age 70 years)

Note: Buried in Handsworth Cemetery
Death between October 1949 and December 1949 (Age 77 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 31, 1868The City of Hereford, Herefordshire, England
18 months
elder brother
2 years
herself
Helena Cordelia Drury
Birth: between January 1872 and March 1872 25 24Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
Death: between October 1949 and December 1949Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England
3 years
younger sister
Beatrice Maud Drury
Birth: between October 1874 and December 1874 27 26Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
Death: January 7, 1927Smethwick, Warwickshire, England
3 years
younger brother
Edgar William Drury
Birth: between January 1877 and March 1877 30 29Smethwick, Warwickshire, England
Death: about September 1921Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
3 years
younger brother
Francis Charles Drury
Birth: March 1880 33 32Smethwick, Warwickshire, England
Death: between October 1951 and December 1951Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
3 years
younger brother
Arthur Wilfrid Nicholas Drury
Birth: between October 1882 and December 1882 35 34Smethwick, Warwickshire, England
Death: between October 1936 and December 1936
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Family with James Silk - View this family
husband
herself
Helena Cordelia Drury
Birth: between January 1872 and March 1872 25 24Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
Death: between October 1949 and December 1949Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England
Marriage: between October 1894 and December 1894Warwickshire, England
6 years
daughter
Irene Beatrice Lucy Silk
Birth: October 26, 1900 35 28Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
Death: between April 1998 and June 1998Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England
20 months
daughter
Olga Silk
Birth: between April 1902 and June 1902 37 30Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
Death: between July 1970 and September 1970Evesham, Worcestershire, England
3 years
son
Ronald Arthur D Silk
Birth: June 26, 1905 40 33Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
Death: between July 1994 and September 1994Oxfordshire, England

  1. Generation 1
    1. Helena Cordelia Drury, daughter of William Drury and Lucy Nicholas, was born between January 1872 and March 1872 in Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England and died between October 1949 and December 1949 in Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England. She married James Silk between October 1894 and December 1894 in Warwickshire, England. He was born in 1865 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England and died on March 15, 1907 in Burntwood, Staffordshire, England at the age of 42.

      Children of Helena Cordelia Drury and James Silk:

      1. Irene Beatrice Lucy Silk (19001998)
      2. Olga Silk (19021970)
      3. Ronald Arthur D Silk (19051994)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Irene Beatrice Lucy Silk, daughter of James Silk and Helena Cordelia Drury, was born on October 26, 1900 in Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England and died between April 1998 and June 1998 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England.

    2. Olga Silk, daughter of James Silk and Helena Cordelia Drury, was born between April 1902 and June 1902 in Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England and died between July 1970 and September 1970 in Evesham, Worcestershire, England.

    3. Ronald Arthur D Silk, son of James Silk and Helena Cordelia Drury, was born on June 26, 1905 in Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England and died between July 1994 and September 1994 in Oxfordshire, England.

Census

1881 England - Census transcript - William Drury - Household 25 Cranford St, Harborne, Staffordshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
William Drury Head Mar 34 Baker Worcestershire, Bretforton
Lucy Drury Spouse Mar 33 Herefordshire, Westley
Bartholemew Drury Son Unm 11 Scholar Warwickshire, BHam
Eleanor C Drury Daughter Unm 9 Scholar Staffordshire, Smethwick
Beatrice M Drury Daughter Unm 6 Scholar Staffordshire, Smethwick
Edgar W Drury Son Unm 4 Scholar Staffordshire, Smethwick
Francis C Drury Son Unm 1 Staffordshire, Smethwick
Census

1901 England - Census transcript - James Silk - Household Smethwick, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
James Silk Head Mar 36 Railway Clerk Staffs, West Bromwich
Helena C Silk Spouse Mar 29 Staffs, Smethwick
Irene B L Silk Daughter Unm 5m Staffs, Smethwick
Probate of Husband

Probate of James Silk

Administration granted to Helena Cordelia Silk widow Effects £63

Census

A widowed housemaid in the household of Thomas Jones

Probate of Sister

Probate of Beatrice Maud Drury

granted to exectors Barthlomew Henry Nicholas Drury fitter and Helena Cordelia Silk widow Effects £575 2s 1d

Census

1939 England - Census transcript - Helena Cordelia Drury - Household

Schedule SubNum Name Role Sex DOB MC Occupation
212 1 Drury, Helena Cordelia F 05 Feb 1872 Wid Unpaid domestic duties
212 2 Silk, Irene Beatrice Lucy F 26 Oct 1900 Unm Post office telephonist
212 3 Silk, Ronald Arthur D M 26 Jun 1905 Unm Chief clerk electrical engineering